## How to Convert Metric Tons to Barrels | Sciencing

Convert metric tons to barrels using the properties of California crude oil as an example. Assume there are 25 metric tons of crude oil. If there are 2,205 lb. per metric ton, 25 metric tons is equivalent to 55,125 lb. (25 x 2,205 = 55,125). The density of California crude oil is 7.59 pounds per …